Mother's Cookies Crumbles, Citing Credit Crunch Mother's Cookies, the company that makes the Circus Animal cookies with pink and white frosting and sprinkles, is shutting down. Founded 92 years ago in Oakland, Calif., it changed hands many times. Its owner filed for bankruptcy protection this week, citing the cost of raw materials and fuel plus difficulty finding credit.
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Mother's Cookies Crumbles, Citing Credit Crunch

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Mother's Cookies Crumbles, Citing Credit Crunch

Mother's Cookies Crumbles, Citing Credit Crunch

Mother's Cookies Crumbles, Citing Credit Crunch

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Mother's Cookies, the company that makes the Circus Animal cookies with pink and white frosting and sprinkles, is shutting down.

Founded 92 years ago in Oakland, Calif., it changed hands many times and has shifted work to other parts of the country.

Its owner filed for bankruptcy protection this week, citing the cost of raw materials and fuel plus difficulty finding credit.